# symmetric

symmetric
having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts (Freq. 7)
Syn: ↑symmetrical
Ant: ↑asymmetrical (for: ↑symmetrical)
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Derivationally related forms: ↑symmetry, ↑symmetricalness (for: ↑symmetrical)

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